Inequalities: Theory of Majorization and Its Applications

Springer, 25.11.2010 - 909 Seiten
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This book’s first edition has been widely cited by researchers in diverse fields. The following are excerpts from reviews. “Inequalities: Theory of Majorization and its Applications” merits strong praise. It is innovative, coherent, well written and, most importantly, a pleasure to read. ... This work is a valuable resource!” (Mathematical Reviews). “The authors ... present an extremely rich collection of inequalities in a remarkably coherent and unified approach. The book is a major work on inequalities, rich in content and original in organization.” (Siam Review). “The appearance of ... Inequalities in 1979 had a great impact on the mathematical sciences. By showing how a single concept unified a staggering amount of material from widely diverse disciplines–probability, geometry, statistics, operations research, etc.–this work was a revelation to those of us who had been trying to make sense of his own corner of this material.” (Linear Algebra and its Applications). This greatly expanded new edition includes recent research on stochastic, multivariate and group majorization, Lorenz order, and applications in physics and chemistry, in economics and political science, in matrix inequalities, and in probability and statistics. The reference list has almost doubled.

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Albert W. Marshall is Professor Emeritus of Statistics at the University of British Columbia. His fundamental contributions to reliability theory have had a profound effect in furthering its development.

Ingram Olkin is Professor Emeritus of Statistics at Stanford University. He has made fundamental contributions in multivariate analysis, and in the development of statistical methods in meta-analysis, which have resulted in its use in many applications.

Barry C. Arnold is Distinguished Professor of Statistics at the University of California, Riverside. His previous books deal with Pareto Distributions, Order Statistics, Record Values, Conditionally Specified Distributions, and the Lorenz Order.

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